Elliot Begoun — June 2, 2018 Follow @intertwinegroup — June 2, 2018 Canva.com A founder wears many hats. Leader, evangelist, visionary, and more. One of the heaviest of those hats is as a fundraiser. Great ideas don’t become good businesses without money. Too often, this chase for capital becomes all consuming. Sadly, I know of … Continue reading Should I Crowdfund?
Greetje den Holder — April 13, 2018 Follow @GdenHolder — April 13, 2018 A year ago, I listed 13 reasons why crowdfunding fails are so common these days. According to Nermin Hajdarbegovic, it all boils down to “everyone wanting a sweet slice of the crowdfunded pie, but nobody wanting a single crumb of responsibility.” So, … Continue reading 13 Surefire Steps to Crowdfunding Success
John Hawthorne — January 8, 2018 — January 8, 2018 Imagine you have an idea and need some funding. You go to a bank. Right? You might have a conversation like this: “Hey, Bank Loan Officer, I’ve got a fantastic idea, but need cash to get it off the ground.” “No.” “But…” “Fine. I’ll need … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Crowdfunding In 2018
Stacey Williams — August 18, 2017 Follow @stwillia — August 18, 2017 ThiloBecker / Pixabay In its basic form, crowdfunding is raising small amounts of money from a large number of individuals. To get started, fundraisers choose a platform, share their story and tell family and friends where to donate to the project. In theory, … Continue reading 5 Quick Tips to Relaunch a Crowdfunding Campaign
Stacey Williams — July 24, 2017 Follow @stwillia — July 24, 2017 CorrieMiracle / Pixabay Crowdfunding may seem like an easy way to raise money but successful crowdfunding takes time and work. Even before you start, there are things to consider, such as who’s in your network and how much money you need to raise. … Continue reading 6 Tips Gleaned from Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns
Adam Henshall — July 19, 2017 — July 19, 2017 Are you a wannabe investor, or an aspiring entrepreneur? There are now more ways than ever to get those valuable connections to make you and others money. The online crowdfunding world is a network of forward thinking companies and people who want to help them … Continue reading What is Crowdfunding? The Complete Guide to Getting Started
David Kiger — June 3, 2017 Follow @davidkiger— June 3, 2017 The search for funding to get a small business off the ground can be a complex and frustrating experience. But we’ve moved well beyond the days of a bank loan being the only way to do it. One of the more talked about methods … Continue reading Tips to Make the Most of A Crowdfunding Pitch
Christopher Moore — May 10, 2017 Follow @cjmoore— May 10, 2017 So you’ve created the crowdfunding campaign and now the battle to achieve your fundraising objective before the deadline. But what do you do and how can you make your campaign a huge success?This is the most important question. The moment when you press the … Continue reading You’ve Created A Crowdfunding Campaign, Now What?
Christopher Moore — March 14, 2017 Follow @cjmoore— March 14, 2017 In the past few years alone, crowdfunding campaigns that range from awe-inspiring to absolutely hilarious (think: the infamous potato salad campaign) have taken the fundraising world by storm. Somewhere along the way, crowdfunding has become a staple strategy for individual fundraisers and nonprofit organizations … Continue reading 5 Crowdfunding Trends That Are Here to Stay
Greetje den Holder — February 10, 2017 Follow @GdenHolder— February 10, 2017 Some people seem to believe that crowdfunding is an easy way to get funding for your business idea. However, more crowdfunding campaigns fail than succeed. As Nermin Hajdarbegovic says: “For every Oculus Rift, there are literally hundreds of utterly asinine ideas vying for … Continue reading How to Avoid Embarrassing Crowdfunding Fails